National Geographic : 1940 Mar
Photograph by Photo-Presse BETWEEN MORNING AND EVENING HAULS, FISHERMEN MEND NETS AND TACKLE, OR EAT, LOAF, AND SING Fishing from small boats where the river current meets the Black Sea is hazardous, for the storms in this area sweep off the steppes with fierce and sudden fury. Thatched roofs are often blown away. Even the chimneys are damaged, as on this shack where toppledstones have been replaced with apipe. Inmany huts fishermen sleep on flat stoves during bitter winter nights.